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Posted on: November 17, 2017

Cold Weather Heating Tips


The rate of fires and fire deaths drastically increase during the winter months. Here are some cold weather heating tips provided by the Office of Commissioner of Insurance.

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Close before you Doze

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Close Before You Doze | Fact Sheet 

1. In this case, 100 beats 1,000: Using thermal imaging cameras, researchers found that closed-door rooms on both floors during the fire’s spread had average temperatures of less than 100 degrees Fahre...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Close before you Doze!

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Because of synthetic materials, furniture and construction, fire spreads faster than ever before. Closing your bedroom door can slow the spread of fire. Click the link below, then visit for more information.

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Marietta Police - Elder Abuse Information

Elder Abuse

Do you know someone who is aging and now needs more assistance with daily activities? Do you know the warning signs and most common types of abuse to watch for? What to do if.....?

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Thanksgiving Cooking Tips

Thanksgiving Safety Tips

As we approach the Thanksgiving Holiday, the Marietta Fire Department would like to remind everyone of the need to practice fire safety, particularly in the kitchen, moving through this holiday and onto the winter holiday season:    

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Safety Tips for Holiday Candle Use

Candle Safety

Lit candles are frequently used in religious services, in places of worship, and in the home as holiday decorations. Whether you are using one candle, or more than one on a candelabra, menorah, or in a decorative display, the Marietta Fire Department woul...

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Are your smoke alarms legal?

Smoke Alarm

Online retailers are selling smoke alarms that are not tested to nationally recognized standards and may not comply with applicable building codes in many states and municipalities.

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